Stories In Family Medicine

Stories in family medicine    Welcome! These are our stories about the meaning of being a family physician, and the contributions of family medicine and family physicians to the history of medicine, health care and life in Canada. Supported by AMS and the CFPC Research and Education Foundation.

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A Family Doctor: Is that the worst or the best that you can be?

Cheng, Michelle; I rejected a job offer at a successful e-commerce company when I was accepted to medical school. While I...

2008

    No More Thursdays

    Howk, Shelley; 2008. It is Thursday at 1:30. My patient and her husband arrive promptly, booked in to the same timeslot that they have been every week for the past...

    2008

      For My Children

      Arora, Amritpal; 2008. Her hair is in a bun, she combs through it with her fingers trying to negate the effects of the Vancouver...

      2008

        The Community in Family and Community Medicine

        Feldman, Kymm; 2008. Dr. Smart holds the print out of the abnormal result in her hand. This will take some time to sort through. She glances...

        2008

          DJimmy & Eva

          Seldon, Roger; 2008. Working one night in a remote time and place, I was called late at night to attend the Emergency Room in my capacity as 'doctor-on-call'. A psychotic, hallucinating male and a women with a...

          2008

            Lysander. The nature of heroism.

            The medical history we seek and the past we get to know reveal the richness of our patients. There was a crescendo hum as a black...

            2014

            Guardian Angel at the Flophouse

            Crowshoe Morgan, Melanie; 2009. “S-I-G-E-C-A-P-S” I wrote on the board so my little group of first year medical students could copy down the old pneumonic to remind them of...

            2009

              Amelia

              Feldman, Perle; 2009. “Could you take on a patient for me?” Cecile Rousseau asked. Cecile is a psychiatrist who specializes in post-traumatic stress syndrome, mostly...

              2009

                Lessons in Love, Loss, and Soup-Making

                Kain, Danielle; 2009. I peeked over the computer to see my attending’s forehead wrinkled with concentration and concern over my new...

                2009

                  Thinking, thinking

                  Scholtens, Martina; 2009. I expected death to feel more commonplace, more benign, the longer I practiced medicine, but every patient death is still a...

                  2009
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